Burr School

400 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Burr School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Burr School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Burr School's student population of 542 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Burr School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Burr School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#915 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
79%
25%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
4%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Burr School is Bulkeley High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Betances Stem Magnet School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hartford Bulkeley High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 631 students
    0.2 miles
    300 Wethersfield Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-1011
    0.2 9-12 631
  • Hartford Betances Stem Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 288 students
    0.4 miles
    585 Wethersfield Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-2840
    0.4 5-8 288
  • Wethersfield Discovery Academy Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    0.4 miles
    176 Cumberland Avenue
    Wethersfield, CT 06109
    (860) 296-2090
    0.4 PK-5 518
  • Hartford M. D. Fox School Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 610 students
    0.4 miles
    470 Maple Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-7790
    0.4 PK-8 610
  • Windsor Academy Of Aerospace And Engineering Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 773 students
    0.7 miles
    1101 Kennedy Road
    Windsor, CT 06095
    (860) 757-6347
    0.7 6-12 773

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